Social Services

The mission of the McDowell County Department of Social Services is to respectfully assist families and individuals by helping them maintain, and/or enhance their quality of life; to prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable people in the community.


The Department of Social Services is located on East Court Street in Marion. The Department is responsible for implementing Federal and State human services programs.



Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact Info

Phone: (828) 652-3355


Social Services Bldg.
145 E. Court Street
Marion, NC 28752